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UNIT 3 DISCUSSION POSTDISEASES OF THE HUMAN BODYKAPLAN UNIVERSITYTHOMISHA GOUARD01/24/2018Ways that HIV is transmittedHiv is transmitted when the virus enters the body by infected imune cells in the blood, vaginalfluids, semen. There are several risk factors that increase the chance of a person being infected.·Unprotected sex with an infected partner·Injection drug usage sharing needles with an infected person·Mother to bay transmission in the womb during pregnancy·Breastfeeding·Blood transfusions·Infected tissues or organs from an infected personThough HIV cannot live more than a few minutes outside the body you cannot contract it bysharing towels and bedding or swiming in pools, using the telephone, toilet seats or evensneezing. Some body fluids are said not to be infectious of those who are infected with HIV.Those bodily fluids are:·Saliva·Tears·Sweat·Feces·UrineHIV, the virus that causes AIDS has become one of the world's most serious health and

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